Norhazlina Mydin

President at International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA)

Head, HSE Strategy and Performance at PETRONAS

Norhazlina Mydin graduated in Chemical Engineering from the University of Adelaide, Australia and later obtained her MSc. in Occupational Hygiene from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. Lina is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and Certified Professional Industrial Hygienist (CPIH), awarded by the Board for Global EHS Credentialing (BGC) and Malaysian Industrial Hygiene Association (CPIH) respectively, in 2015. She is currently the General Manager, Strategy & Planning, Group HSE at PETRONAS. She joined PETRONAS in 2000 as the environmental & health executive and has since been with the group serving as Industrial Hygienist, where she was appointed as Custodian in 2014. She has been instrumental in raising the Industrial Hygiene awareness and shaping Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) Culture beyond PETRONAS. She is now the President, International Occupational Hygiene Association, Past President of Malaysian Industrial Hygiene Association (MIHA – since 2016), Board Member, Asian Network of Occupational Hygiene (ANOH - since 2015), and the Past Chairman, Malaysian Federation of Occupational Safety & Health (MyFOSH). Her key experiences included being the team leader for the development of Malaysia’s National Mercury Management Guidelines in 2011, written numerous technical standards such as risk assessment, chemical management, noise, mercury, human factors; Conducted numerous Health Risk Assessment (HRA) and exposure monitoring (chemical, noise, radiation, heat stress, vibration, IAQ); and development of Safety Culture and Leadership program. She is also a Certified Solutions Focused Coach